2020-2021 Chapter Meetings

Due to COVID-19 this year’s program meetings will be a hybrid format starting at 7pm unless otherwise noted.

Please carefully read the instructions below regarding virtual attendance at meetings. In addition, if you wish to attend a meeting in-person, please reserve your attendance and sign the waiver located at the bottom of the reservation page.

An email blast will be sent to chapter membership prior to the meeting. If you are not a member and would be interested in participating in this meeting, please contact Ryan Croyle for information.


OAS concert schedule is pending finalization.

There are no standing reservations for meetings this season, and limited in-person attendance varies by venue. Terms of attendance and details may change rapidly, and we will do our best to communicate special requirements or changes prior to the meeting.

Monthly Meetings (Also in Calendar Form Here)


Location & Theme

September 28, 2020 Virtual Meeting ONLYHistory of the Pittsburgh Chapter of the American Guild of Organists, presented by Frank Kurtik and Suzie Gilliland. An online presentation from the Heinz History Center featuring documents and programs from a variety of local sources.
October 26, 2020 Virtual Meeting ONLYThe Oakland Carnegie Hall Skinner Organ.  An online presentation of the unique features of the organ and installation with commentary from members with knowledge of the instrument.
November 23, 2020

St. Andrew Episcopal Church, Highland Park

A Members Recital featuring organ selections popular at the time of the founding of our Chapter.  Presented in person and online, hosted by Jon Tyillian.

January 27, 2021 Episcopal Church of the RedeemerKeyboard music of J.S. Bach played on a variety of keyboard instruments, presented by Don Franklin and Justin Wallace, at Church of the Redeemer in Squirrel Hill.  Ann Labounsky will host, limited to 20 in-person attendees, and available online.
February 22, 2021 TBDJim Cunningham will present a radio program featuring recordings of historic Pittsburgh organ recitals, broadcast at 7:00 PM on WQED-FM.
March 22, 2021

St. Bernard Church

Living Women Composers for the Organ, presented by Sarah Simko, University of Michigan doctoral student, at St. Bernard Church in Mt. Lebanon. Hosted by Chaz Bowers, available In-person and live streamed.

April 26, 2021

Church of the Assumption

Pittsburgh’s Got Talent, featuring original organ compositions by Chapter members.  Hosted by  Neil Stahurski at Church of the Assumption in Bellevue.  Ben Bates will narrate the concert and introduce the compositions.

May 24, 2021 Location and Time TBDOrganist Peter Krasinski will present a program, jointly sponsored by the Greensburg and Pittsburgh AGO Chapters, and PATOS.  Location and time to be announced.